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Written and directed by Umut Aral

Cast: Ruhi Sarı, Gürkan Uygun, Ali Çekirdekçi, Selçuk Uluergüven, İnanç Ayar, Melisa Sözen, Ekin Akalın

Short. 2005, 17' 38"
In Turkish with English subtitles

Three men. From different corners of the crime world: A hired gun, Musta; a con man, Cem; and a thief, Ali. By a twist of fate their paths crosses at Central Station and start to work as a team. But their past won't let them go too far away...

Director UMUT ARAL


Born in 1976, in Istanbul, Turkey. After studying Management at Bosphorus University, he made MFA on Cinema & TV in Marmara University. During his university years he joined Bosphorus University Actors and acted in leading roles, worked as director and playwright in more than six plays and also put two plays and a musical on stage in Galatasaray High School. After finishing university he started to work in film industry as AD, production manager and assistant. Since 2002 he's working as a commercial film director in Atlantik Film. "CRASH" is his second short film. The first short film "thirtyfour" has been nominated for many national awards and been selected for international film festivals in 2000. 


Friday, November 24 at 7 p.m.

Main Auditorium
Harvard Film Archive
Carpenter Center for the Arts, Cambridge